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cost consciousness

Awareness of economic limits in the practice of medicine.
See also: consciousness
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For the effective and efficient use of institutional resources by healthcare providers, training programs and guidelines should be implemented to develop cost consciousness.
In terms of cost consciousness, which is a crucial dimension of performance in the public sector and the main focus of this study, the empirical evidence relating its link with corporatization is even less convincing.
The first two myths are very common within the acquisition community, because it lives and breathes cost consciousness, cost control, acquisition strategy, and cost estimates in a daily effort to achieve affordability.
But the rapid escalation in college expenses - tuition is up 250 percent over the past three decades, while the typical family's income has risen by only 16 percent, according to the White House - justifies increased cost consciousness.
My passion and engagement for the many people, the Ikea concept, the simplicity and cost consciousness is as strong as ever," he added.
is a pioneer in "fusion engineering"; fusing design sensitivity with cost consciousness to develop the most cost effective structures in which the traditional separation between architectural design aesthetics and structures is erased in a seamless harmony of design intent.
The participants were given training in using tools for controlling costs and creating cost consciousness within an enterprise.
Arun Sawhney, CEO and Managing Director, Ranbaxy, said, "Ranbaxy's business performance continued to strengthen as planned even in a volatile regulatory and business environment as our focus on key markets, improvement in manufacturing, R and D productivity and heightened level of cost consciousness helped our strong performance.
The intent of this direction is to instill a culture of cost consciousness, savings, and restraint.
Because of diminishing home values and cost consciousness, many seniors are postponing senior living decisions.
In this era of cost consciousness, home remodeler, Vivien was looking for a more cost effective, convenient way to purchase building products.
In a nutshell the proliferation of low-cost routers in the interex-change industry has introduced an element of cost consciousness and a degradation of ethics that has resulted in some carriers abandoning their obligation to route traffic and to complete calls in high-cost areas.